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Docetaxel in Treating Patients With Advanced Cancer of the Cervix

This study has been completed.
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National Cancer Institute (NCI) Identifier:
First received: November 1, 1999
Last updated: June 25, 2013
Last verified: September 2001

RATIONALE: Drugs used in chemotherapy use different ways to stop tumor cells from dividing so they stop growing or die.

PURPOSE: Phase II trial to study the effectiveness of docetaxel in treating patients with advanced cancer of the cervix.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cervical Cancer Drug: docetaxel Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy With Docetaxel in Advanced Cervical Carcinoma

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Further study details as provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):

Study Start Date: December 1997
Study Completion Date: April 2004
Detailed Description:

OBJECTIVES: I. Assess the antitumor activity of docetaxel as neoadjuvant chemotherapy in patients with locally advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix. II. Assess the tumor response, toxic effect, and survival rate of this regimen in these patients.

OUTLINE: Patients receive docetaxel IV over 1 hour on day 1. Treatment is repeated every 3 weeks for 3 courses. Patients are followed every 3 months posttreatment.

PROJECTED ACCRUAL: A total of 16-35 patients will be accrued for this study.


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

DISEASE CHARACTERISTICS: Histologically proven stage IIB, IIIA, IIIB, and IVA squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix Bidimensionally measurable disease No bilateral hydronefrosis

PATIENT CHARACTERISTICS: Age: Any age Performance status: WHO 0-2 Life expectancy: At least 12 weeks Hematopoietic: Hemoglobin at least 10 g/dL Leukocytes at least 4,000/mm3 Platelet count at least 75,000/mm3 Hepatic: Bilirubin less than 1.25 times upper limit of normal (ULN) AST less than 1.25 times ULN Renal: BUN less than 30 mg/dL AND Creatinine less than 1.5 mg/dL OR Creatinine clearance at least 60 mL/min Other: No prior or other concurrent malignancies, other than properly treated basal cell skin cancer


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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00003445

Unidad Oncologica Del Comahue
Neuquen, Argentina, 8300
Sponsors and Collaborators
Grupo Oncologico Cooperativo del Sur
Study Chair: Carlos Teodoro Vallejo, MD Grupo Oncologico Cooperativo del Sur
  More Information Identifier: NCT00003445     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GOCS-04-CC-97
CDR0000066473 ( Registry Identifier: PDQ (Physician Data Query) )
Study First Received: November 1, 1999
Last Updated: June 25, 2013

Keywords provided by National Cancer Institute (NCI):
stage III cervical cancer
stage IIB cervical cancer
stage IVA cervical cancer
cervical squamous cell carcinoma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Uterine Neoplasms
Genital Neoplasms, Female
Urogenital Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Uterine Cervical Diseases
Uterine Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Antineoplastic Agents
Tubulin Modulators
Antimitotic Agents
Mitosis Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on September 21, 2017